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A Heart-Warming Thank You to the Absa Group

SA Olive once again extends their gratitude to Absa for sponsoring the Absa Top 10 awards. These awards recognise the world class olive oils produced in South Africa.

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Zola Nene to Host the Absa Top 10 Olive Oil Awards

We are delighted to announce that Celebrity Chef Zola Nene will be the MC at this year’s prestigious ABSA TOP 10 Olive Oil awards to be held at 401 Rozendal Function Venue on 5 October 2018. Guests will be treated to a tasting of the top finalists followed by an unrivaled olive oil inspired culinary experience.

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Zola Nene’s Top 10 EVOO Recipes

We are delighted to announce that Celebrity Chef Zola Nene will be the MC at this year’s prestigious ABSA TOP 10 Olive Oil awards to be held at 401 Rozendal Function Venue on 5 October 2018. Guests will be treated to a tasting of the top finalists followed by an unrivaled olive oil inspired culinary experience.

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Zola Nene’s Top 10 Career Facts

We are delighted to announce that Celebrity Chef Zola Nene will be the MC at this year’s prestigious ABSA TOP 10 Olive Oil awards to be held at 401 Rozendal Function Venue on 5 October 2018. Guests will be treated to a tasting of the top finalists followed by an unrivaled olive oil inspired culinary experience.

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Nick’s Speech – SA Olive Awards 2018

“It’s our evening to boast, celebrate and share the spoil of another successful campaign in making olive oil.”

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SA Olive Awards – SA’s Top Extra Virgin Olive Oils – 2018

A total of 93 extra virgin olive oils (EVOO) were entered into the 2018 competition – a slight increase over last year’s 87 entries. The panel awarded 21 gold, 34 silver and 26 bronze medals, which made 87% of the competing oils medal worthy.

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil Biscotti

Most typical Italian Biscotti are made with butter but this recipe uses olive oil instead, creating a lighter flavour.

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Bruschetta 4 Ways

Bruschetta is an antipasto from Italy consisting of grilled bread rubbed with garlic and topped with olive oil and salt. 

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‘How to Produce Extra Virgin Olive Oil’ Course

The presenter of the course, Pablo Canamasas from Argentina, has a veritable 360-degree view of the global olive oil production industry.

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A Worthy Global Competitor

Against the beautiful backdrop of the Paarl winelands, a group of very knowledgeable and passionate people came together to judge the 93 oils entered into the 2018 SA Olive Awards competition.

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